Binny Paul

Workers at Brucejack refining gold and silver ore. Brucejack mine has been awarded a trophy in recognition of its safety practices. (Newcrest/Pretivm photo)

Brucejack mine wins award for its safety practices

The northwest B.C. mine was awarded the John T. Ryan Regional Safety Trophy

Workers at Brucejack refining gold and silver ore. Brucejack mine has been awarded a trophy in recognition of its safety practices. (Newcrest/Pretivm photo)
Chad Norman Day

Chad Norman Day reelected president of Tahltan Central Government

Aggressive growth for Tahltan Nation a priority for newly elected executive committee

Chad Norman Day
Five northern communities accounted for nearly 20 per cent of all black bears killed in the province. (Angie Mindus/ Black Press Media)

Northern B.C. communities among top 5 spots where black bears are killed most

Prince George tops the list, followed by 100 Mile house, Quesnel & Burns Lake

Five northern communities accounted for nearly 20 per cent of all black bears killed in the province. (Angie Mindus/ Black Press Media)
The petition signatories include workers at Civeo at Sitka Lodge, Horizon North Dexterra at the LNG site, and Crossroads Lodge. (File photo)

200 LNG Canada camp workers push for 12 per cent wage increase amidst inflation

Union says many contracted workers left out of wage hikes last month

The petition signatories include workers at Civeo at Sitka Lodge, Horizon North Dexterra at the LNG site, and Crossroads Lodge. (File photo)
Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)

Seabridge Gold completes new feasibility study for KSM project in northwest B.C.

The mining company expands operation and set up new office in Terrace

Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)
The grounds of Fraser Valley Institution for Women, located on King Road in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Black Press Media)

Overrepresentation of Indigenous women in custody reaches historic levels in B.C.

Replicating ineffective systems not working, say advocates

The grounds of Fraser Valley Institution for Women, located on King Road in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Black Press Media)
Klappan Independent School in Iskut. Bids are underway for a new $17 million school building to replace the existing structure. (Jeneane Tashoots/Klappan Independent School)

Bids invited for new Klappan Independent School building in Iskut

The new 1500 square metre building will replace the old school and aims to accommodate 60 students

Klappan Independent School in Iskut. Bids are underway for a new $17 million school building to replace the existing structure. (Jeneane Tashoots/Klappan Independent School)
In this file photo, government leaders hold up copies of the Nisga’a Final Agreement which officially came into effect on May 11, 2000. From the left, B.C. Premier Ujjal Dosanjh, Nisga’a Lisims Government president Joe Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)

Nisga’a Nation marks 22nd anniversary of landmark treaty

The Nisga’a Final Agreement which came into effect on May 11, 2000 is the first modern treaty in B.C.

In this file photo, government leaders hold up copies of the Nisga’a Final Agreement which officially came into effect on May 11, 2000. From the left, B.C. Premier Ujjal Dosanjh, Nisga’a Lisims Government president Joe Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)
Frank Sapach and his dog Samantha stop in Terrace on their way to Prince George. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

A man and his dog are travelling across Canada to raise awareness for abused, elderly people

Frank Sapach is heading to Prince George along Hwy 16 to file a complaint with Northern Health

Frank Sapach and his dog Samantha stop in Terrace on their way to Prince George. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Left to right: Tahltan elders Theresa and Pat Etzerza with Dhakāle (Hayle Gallup) and Lesli Louie from the TCG language department in Dease Lake. (Photo courtesy, Dhakāle)

A dictionary project is underway to revive and make language more accessible for Tahltans

The modern-day dictionary will include more than 10,000 words and will be available on an app

Left to right: Tahltan elders Theresa and Pat Etzerza with Dhakāle (Hayle Gallup) and Lesli Louie from the TCG language department in Dease Lake. (Photo courtesy, Dhakāle)
Members of the Northwest Resource Benefits Alliance met with Municipal Affairs Minister Nathan Cullen and senior officials from the provincial government in Terrace last week. (Photo courtesy, Sean Bujtas)

B.C., northwest leaders resume negotiations over sharing tax revenues from industrial projects

Municipal affairs minister Nathan Cullen met with local government representatives of the 21-member alliance in Terrace

Members of the Northwest Resource Benefits Alliance met with Municipal Affairs Minister Nathan Cullen and senior officials from the provincial government in Terrace last week. (Photo courtesy, Sean Bujtas)
Members of the Northwest Resource Benefits Alliance met with Municipal Affairs Minister Nathan Cullen and senior officials from the provincial government in Terrace last week. (Photo courtesy, Sean Bujtas)

B.C., northwest leaders resume negotiations over sharing tax revenues from industrial projects

Municipal affairs minister Nathan Cullen met with local government representatives of the 21-member alliance in Terrace

Members of the Northwest Resource Benefits Alliance met with Municipal Affairs Minister Nathan Cullen and senior officials from the provincial government in Terrace last week. (Photo courtesy, Sean Bujtas)
And aircraft fights a blaze in a B.C. community in August, 2020. Six wildfire-risk mitigating projects in the northwest will benefit from a provincial funding stream.( File photo)

Northwest B.C. communities get funding to support wildfire risk-mitigation

Kitimat, Smithers and Tahltan Nation among recipients

And aircraft fights a blaze in a B.C. community in August, 2020. Six wildfire-risk mitigating projects in the northwest will benefit from a provincial funding stream.( File photo)
Fire Crew responded to the early morning fire at the Usk Chapel east of Terrace on April 22. (Usk Pioneer Chapel/Facebook)

Fire causes extensive damage to historic Usk Pioneer Chapel near Terrace

Investigation underway, authorities say no evidence of arson at this point

Fire Crew responded to the early morning fire at the Usk Chapel east of Terrace on April 22. (Usk Pioneer Chapel/Facebook)
And aircraft fights a blaze in a B.C. community in August, 2020. Six wildfire-risk mitigating projects in the northwest will benefit from a provincial funding stream.( File photo)

Northwest B.C. communities get funding to support wildfire risk-mitigation

Kitimat, Smithers and Tahltan Nation among recipients

And aircraft fights a blaze in a B.C. community in August, 2020. Six wildfire-risk mitigating projects in the northwest will benefit from a provincial funding stream.( File photo)
B.C.’s Attorney General, David Eby, responds to questions asked by Skeena BC Liberal MLA Ellis Ross in the Legislative Assembly on March 30. (Screenshot/Hansard videos)

‘Every excuse in the book’: Eby under fire over B.C.’s handling of prolific offenders

David Eby admits to increased no-charges decisions, defends Crown counsel by citing pandemic-related limitations

B.C.’s Attorney General, David Eby, responds to questions asked by Skeena BC Liberal MLA Ellis Ross in the Legislative Assembly on March 30. (Screenshot/Hansard videos)
Hwy 37 turnout to Iskut in northwest B.C. American mining company Newmont is to acquire properties near Iskut to support Tahltan Nation’s stewardship initiatives. (Googlemaps image)

Consent still needed for mining operation Tahltan tells Newmont following land purchase near Iskut

Last week the American mining company announced it will purchase land for the First Nation’s conservation initiatives

Hwy 37 turnout to Iskut in northwest B.C. American mining company Newmont is to acquire properties near Iskut to support Tahltan Nation’s stewardship initiatives. (Googlemaps image)
Shuttle services in several northwest B.C. communities have received a fresh stream of funding. (File photo)

Several northwest communities share in $2.8 million community shuttle program funding

Funds to support shuttle service in communities near Terrace, Prince Rupert, Nass Valley and Smithers

Shuttle services in several northwest B.C. communities have received a fresh stream of funding. (File photo)
In Terrace, the Coast Mountain Children Society will see the $10-a-day apply to 176 spaces and P.A.C.E.S Day Care Society will see the same for 76 spaces. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Terrace, Kitimat and Smithers areas benefit from $10-a-day childcare spaces

The northwest area will see 348 new $10-a-day spaces across six child care sites

In Terrace, the Coast Mountain Children Society will see the $10-a-day apply to 176 spaces and P.A.C.E.S Day Care Society will see the same for 76 spaces. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Hwy 37 turnout to Iskut in northwest B.C. American mining company Newmont is to acquire properties near Iskut to support Tahltan Nation’s stewardship initiatives. (Googlemaps image)

Newmont to buy properties near Iskut to support Tahltan Stewardship Initiative

The American mining company is set to acquire mining claims from Skeena Resources Limited

Hwy 37 turnout to Iskut in northwest B.C. American mining company Newmont is to acquire properties near Iskut to support Tahltan Nation’s stewardship initiatives. (Googlemaps image)